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In Bengal, saffron surge takes hues of red

DNMUM436398 | 5/16/2019 | Author : Manan Kumar | WC :509

Political temperatures run high after EC’s order; BJP’s aggressive posture, styled on lines of yesteryear’s CPM & Left, puts CM Mamata on defensive
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Political temperatures rose to abnormally high levels on Thursday finally leading to Election Commission decision to advance the end of the electoral campaign by 20 hours from 5 PM on May 17 to 10 PM on May 16.
A high political drama unfolded in Kolkata and Delhi with adversary political parties – TMC and BJP -- playing the victim card and blaming each other for perpetrating violence at Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata on Tuesday.
While the BJP leaders chose to observe silent dharna at Delhi, TMC took a march to Vidyasagar College, where arson and vandalism took place. Congress and CPM, the other two relevant parties in West Bengal, also conducted foot marches blaming both TMC and BJP for creating an atmosphere of violence in t
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